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Verifying the authenticity of the content of consignments

In embodiments of a method, data of a consignment is gathered, or such data is obtained. The consignment is provided with at least one piece of information that enables determining of plausibility information indicative of a content to be authenticated of the consignment. ... Deutsche Post Ag

Compartment-specific access authorization information

The disclosure relates to a method comprising outputting access authorization information, which is a necessary condition for access to a compartment of a compartment system. The specific compartment is known, and the access authorization information is generated at least using information identifying the compartment, such that the compartment is determinable by the compartment system using the access authorization information. ... Deutsche Post Ag

Access control system

Provided is a method for access control, performed by an access control apparatus, including obtaining access authorisation information that is communicated to the access control apparatus having at least one access authorization parameter and first check information; using at least the communicated access authorisation parameters, the communicated first check information and a second key from a key pair, which second key is stored in the access control apparatus, to perform a first check on whether the communicated first check information has been produced by performing cryptographic operations by means of access authorisation parameters corresponding to the communicated access authorisation parameters using at least one first key from the key pair, and deciding whether access can be granted, based on the first check delivers a positive result and it is established that at least one predefined set of the communicated access authorisation parameters respectively provides access authorisation.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

Apparatus and method for flexibly collecting and/or delivering a shipment

A method is disclosed that involves the following steps. A control apparatus of a vehicle is used to obtain a piece of collection and/or delivery position information for a collection/or delivery position for collecting and/or delivering a shipment. ... Deutsche Post Ag

Authorization to open a receiving compartment of an unmanned vehicle

This disclosure relates to, inter alia, a method for checking the authorization to open a receiving compartment of an unmanned vehicle. A step of the method includes obtaining a request to open the receiving compartment of the unmanned vehicle and first proof of authorization information. ... Deutsche Post Ag

Method for providing security for a transfer point

The disclosure relates particularly to a method for providing security for a transfer point for at least one receiving apparatus, performed by one or more apparatuses, the method comprising: receiving state information at least characteristic for the presence of at least one person and/or at least one object at the transfer point; checking whether the state information meets a security requirement; and outputting or causing outputting of an activation signal only if the state information meets the security requirement. Further, the disclosure relates to a vehicle for use as a transfer apparatus for at least one transfer point, to a transfer point and to a system and a computer program.. ... Deutsche Post Ag

Vehicle comprising a manoeuvring system

In a vehicle comprising a manoeuvring system for manoeuvring a predetermined part of the vehicle into a target position provided by a target object, wherein the manoeuvring system comprises a first optical sensor device, arranged at the vehicle, for capturing the target object and a calculating device for calculating a trajectory of the predetermined part of the vehicle into the target position with the aid of an image of the target object captured by the first optical sensor device, fast and safe manoeuvring should be facilitated by improved monitoring of the manoeuvring process and an improved calculation of the trajectory of the predetermined part of the vehicle into the target position, as a result of which accidents and damage to humans, vehicles and wares are avoided. This is achieved by virtue of the manoeuvring system comprising a second optical sensor device arranged at the vehicle in a manner offset relative to the first optical sensor device in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle.. ... Deutsche Post Ag

Delivery vehicle and method for delivering consignments at different locations on a delivery route

The invention relates to a delivery vehicle for delivering consignments at different locations on a delivery route, having at least one receiving device for receiving the consignment, having at least one sensor device for separately capturing delivery information for the consignments received via the receiving device, having at least one storage device for storing the received consignments during the delivery of other consignments, and having at least one conveying device for conveying the received consignments from the receiving device to storage positions in the storage device and from the storage positions in the storage device to a dispensing device for dispensing the consignments at the particular location for delivery of the consignments.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

Chute for articles and method for using such a chute

Provided are embodiments of a chute for articles, in particular packages and/or consignments, having a chute base for the article to slide down and comprising at least two chute-base sections is described, wherein the at least two chute-base sections form a height offset between one another, wherein at least one guiding device is provided between the at least two chute-base sections in order to guide the article from one chute-base section to the next chute-base section, wherein the at least one guiding device has a vertically adjustable free end that points in the direction of the next chute-base section, and wherein the guiding device has, transversely to the chute base, a plurality of finger elements that are arranged alongside one another and are at least in part vertically adjustable independently of one another.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

Chute and sorting installation, and method for sorting articles

The invention relates to a chute for articles, in particular packages and/or consignments, having a chute base for the article to slide down, having at least one storage installation, preferably assigned to the lower end of the chute, for the articles that have slid down along the chute base, wherein the storage installation is configured to be adjustable, in particular pivotable, from an upper receiving position for receiving the articles sliding down the chute into a lower discharging position for discharging the received articles, and back again.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

Singulation conveyor and method for conveying and separating piece goods along at least one transport track

A singulation conveyor for conveying and separating piece goods, in particular packages and/or consignments, along at least one transport track bearing the piece goods items is described, wherein in the transport track, in some sections, finger elements adjustable between a lower setting and an upper setting are provided, and wherein the free ends of the finger elements in the upper setting are arranged in an upper position above an adjoining region of the transport track in such a way as to manipulate the motional direction and/or the motional speed of respectively individual piece goods items independently of other piece goods items.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

Delivery vehicle and method for delivery of consignments to different sites along a delivery route

Delivery vehicle is described and depicted which serves for delivery, in particular autonomously, of consignments to different sites along a delivery route, with a loading space comprising a shelf system for shelves containing consignments. In order to save time and cost for delivery or hand-over of consignments along a delivery route, it is provided that the shelf system is configured to receive shelves in a plurality of storage positions for provision of the shelves and in at least one extraction position for extraction of consignments from the shelves, and that the shelf system has at least one adjustment device for adjusting, in particular moving, the shelves of the shelf system between several storage positions and the at least one extraction position.. ... Deutsche Post Ag

Compartment system

Provided is a method involving obtaining an identifier at a control unit of a compartment system having compartments provided with respective locks and respective lock control units that are configured to communicate with the control unit; obtaining information indicating that one compartment has been closed, and causing storing of the identifier in the lock control unit assigned to the compartment. Also provided is a method comprising detecting, at a lock control unit assigned to a compartment of a compartment system comprising a control unit and compartments provided with respective locks and lock control units configured to communicate with the control unit, that the compartment has been closed; transmitting a piece of information identifying the lock control unit to the control unit if it has been detected that the compartment has been closed; obtaining an identifier from the control unit; and storing the identifier in the lock control unit.. ... Deutsche Post Ag

Intermediate storage facility for battery units

The invention relates to an intermediate storage facility for battery units, having a multiplicity of battery units, having an inverter and/or rectifier, a power supply system and a controller, wherein each battery unit has at least one chargeable battery cell and a battery management system for monitoring and regulating the battery cell, at least two battery units are connected electrically in series to form a battery chain, the battery chain is electrically connected to the power supply system via the inverter and/or rectifier, and the controller has a communication connection to all the battery management systems and is configured to bring about charging of the battery cell with electrical energy from the power supply system, to feed electrical energy in to the power supply system by discharging the battery cell and/or to bring about connection and/or disconnection of the battery unit to or from the inverter and/or rectifier.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

07/27/17 / #20170210555

Air freight container and/or air freight pallet

The invention relates to an air freight container and/or air freight pallet with a flat bottom wall and/or side wall, at least two guide devices arranged on the bottom wall and/or side wall, two connecting elements, wherein a fastening region assigned to a first end of the connecting element in each case extends over part of the connecting element, and a fixing element for fixing an item to be transported transportable by means of the air freight container and/or air freight pallet, wherein the fixing element is connected at the first end thereof to the fastening region of one connecting element and at the second end thereof, which is opposite the first end, is connected to the fastening region of the other connecting element, the connecting elements each have, at a second end arranged opposite the first end, a latching device designed for latching into the corresponding guide device, and at least one guide device is formed in such a way that the latching device can be latched into the guide device at different, spaced-apart positions along the planar extent of the bottom wall and/or side wall.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

07/13/17 / #20170200114

Method of, and consignment magazine and vehicle for, delivering consignments

The invention relates to a method of delivering consignments, in which, in a distribution centre, different consignment chambers of a consignment magazine are loaded with different consignments, in which, during the operation of the consignment magazine being loaded, different consignment chambers are moved one after the other into a receiving position for receiving at least one consignment and then into a storage position for the interim storage of the consignments received, in which the assignment of the loaded consignment chambers to the consignments received in each case in the consignment chambers is documented, in which the consignment magazine loaded with consignments is transferred to a vehicle for delivering the consignments, and in which the consignment chambers loaded with consignments are moved one after the other into a discharging position so that the consignment assigned the respective consignment chamber is discharged for delivery purposes.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

07/06/17 / #20170192413

Method for producing a padding

This disclosure relates to a method for producing a padding for transporting general cargo in an outer packaging using a computer, a 3d scanner and/or a padding machine by obtaining 3d data of a 3d cad model and material data for each item of cargo from a database and/or by three-dimensional scanning of the cargo with the 3d scanner, sorting the cargo on the basis of the 3d cad data and the material data into an existing transport category or into a transport category that is created, grouping the items into a cargo group on the basis of the transport category and/or the general cargo id, virtually arranging the cargo group in the outer packaging, selecting a 3d cad model of a padding template based on the virtual arrangement, calculating a difference, a break and/or an association between the virtual arrangement of the cargo group in the selected 3d cad model of the padding template and the 3d cad model of the selected padding template, the 3d cad model of the cargo and the coordinates and orientation of the 3d cad model of the cargo as 3d cad model of a virtual padding, and producing the padding from the 3d cad model of the virtual padding with the padding machine.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

06/22/17 / #20170180125

Device and method for the personalized provision of a key

A device and a method is disclosed for the personalized provision of a key for processing target information. The device comprises an information receiving means to receive biometric information about the user, a storage device for storing biometric reference information, an authentication means to compare the user's biometric information, which was received by the biometric information acquisition means, to the stored biometric reference information, and an output means to output information. ... Deutsche Post Ag

06/22/17 / #20170178071

Assembly for delivering a shipment

The invention relates to an assembly comprising an unmanned transport device for delivering a shipment and a transfer device, said transfer device being designed to lower the shipment from the unmanned transport device to a receiving container, to lift the shipment from the receiving container to the transport device and/or to transfer said shipment between the transport device and the receiving container, the shipment being guided in each case by the transfer device.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

05/11/17 / #20170132692

Simplified delivery of shipments with goods not yet paid for

A method with the steps of obtaining first information by a deliverer, wherein the first information includes: delivery consent information from which it follows that a person consents to the delivery of a shipment identifiable using the delivery consent information despite the absence of the person, wherein the shipment contains a good which must be paid for; paid information from which it follows that a payment for a good contained in a shipment identifiable at least using the paid information has been performed; or payment information with which a payment for a good contained in a shipment is permitted to be performed at a person's expense without further involvement of the person; and delivering the shipment or displaying second information, wherein obtaining the first information is a necessary condition for performing the delivering of the shipment or the displaying the second information.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

05/11/17 / #20170132691

Early initiation of the payment process for cash-on-delivery shipments

A method including: receiving information from which it follows that a position of a shipment relative to a predetermined station at which the shipment respectively arrives during a delivery process for the shipment has changed, wherein the shipment contains a good to be paid for; and initiating a process in which a person is provided with the opportunity to make a payment for the good, in response to the receipt of the information. Also a method including: generating information from which it follows that a position of a shipment relative to a predetermined station at which the shipment respectively arrives during a delivery process for the shipment has changed, wherein the shipment contains a good to be paid for; and outputting the information to an apparatus that is configured to initiate a process in which a person is provided with the opportunity to make a payment for the good.. ... Deutsche Post Ag

05/04/17 / #20170124488

Coordination of provision of a service

In a group of apparatuses, each apparatus is associated with a particular unit. A first apparatus of the group receives information regarding a service to be provided and transmits a message regarding the service to a plurality of other apparatuses of the group. ... Deutsche Post Ag

04/13/17 / #20170100749

Actuation of a conveying system

An apparatus receives data from at least one detection device which regularly detects single items on a sorting surface of a conveying system. Here, a separately actuatable drive element is assigned in each case to a plurality of partial surfaces of the sorting surface. ... Deutsche Post Ag

04/06/17 / #20170096301

Method and device for conveying piece goods from a stack or pile

A method for conveying piece goods from a stack, using a finger unit with two flexible flank elements which extend jointly from one end of the finger unit, wherein the two flexible flank elements are in each case flexibly connected to one another by way of a multiplicity of webs such that the finger unit is adjustable from a curved position into a straightened position and back, wherein the finger unit is pressed against the stack in a gripping direction such that one flank element is impressed by one item of piece goods, wherein the finger unit is adjusted from a straightened position into a curved position and, in the process, the finger unit grips the item of piece goods, and wherein the gripped item of piece goods is moved by the finger unit from the stack in a transport direction perpendicular to the gripping direction.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

03/09/17 / #20170068250

Method for passing on at least one consignment from a transferring vehicle to a receiving vehicle, and transferring vehicle

A method for passing on at least one consignment from a transferring vehicle to a receiving vehicle in which the transferring vehicle and the receiving vehicle are made to roughly approach one another, in which, after the transferring vehicle and the receiving vehicle have been made to roughly approach one another, they are made to approach one another precisely while approximating the speeds and the directions of travel of the transferring vehicle and the receiving vehicle to one another, in which, while the transferring vehicle and the receiving vehicle are traveling with speeds and directions of travel which are approximate to one another, the at least one consignment is transferred from the transferring vehicle to the receiving vehicle, and in which, after the transfer of the at least one consignment has taken place, the transferring vehicle and the receiving vehicle move away from one another.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

03/02/17 / #20170057693

Assembly for automatically securing a mail item

Disclosed is an assembly for automatically securing at least one mail item on a transport tray, the assembly including the mail item and the transport tray, on which the mail item can be placed, and a fixing arrangement designed to secure the mail item on the transport tray, wherein the assembly for lowering and raising the transport tray in a height-adjusting manner is designed in such a way that, by lowering the transport tray into a loading position, the distance between the fixing arrangement and the transport tray is increased in such a way that, in the loading position, the mail item can be placed on the transport tray between said transport tray and the fixing arrangement, and is designed in such a way that, by raising the transport tray from the loading position, the distance between the fixing arrangement and the transport tray is reduced in such a way that the fixing arrangement comes to rest on the mail item in order to secure the mail item against falling off from the transport tray. Due to the proposed assembly, it is ensured that, during transport, for example over a distance of several hundred metres, the mail item cannot fall off from the transport tray and thus be lost.. ... Deutsche Post Ag

02/09/17 / #20170039510

Method for delivering a shipment by an unmanned transport device

The invention relates to a method for delivering a shipment by an unmanned transport device to a receiving container for said shipment, the method comprising the following and additional steps: moving the unmanned transport device into a destination area associated with the receiving container, on the basis of geographical co-ordinates; once the unmanned transport device has reached the destination area, pairing of the transport device with the receiving container and exchanging electronic authorisation information between the receiving container and the unmanned transport device.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

01/26/17 / #20170024693

Setup of a communication link to a user apparatus via an access control apparatus

A method, performed by an access control apparatus, that includes the following steps: obtaining a request to set up a communication link, wherein the request contains authorization information; checking the authorization of the request to set up a communication link at least in part on the basis of the authorization information; and causing setup of and/or setting up a communication link to a first user apparatus only if the result of the checking is that the request to set up a communication link is authorized.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

01/26/17 / #20170024688

Method, distribution vehicle and system for autonomously delivering and/or collecting at least one shipment

A method for autonomously delivering and/or collecting at least one shipment using at least one distribution vehicle is described, in which a distribution vehicle approaches a customer vehicle at least partially autonomously and at least partially via the public road traffic, in which the distribution vehicle at least partially autonomously causes opening of a closure unit of the customer vehicle, in which, when the closure unit is open, the distribution vehicle at least partially autonomously places a shipment into the customer vehicle and/or at least partially autonomously removes a shipment from the customer vehicle, which, after placing and/or removing the shipment, the distribution vehicle at least partially autonomously causes closing of the closure unit of the customer vehicle.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

01/26/17 / #20170024687

Method and transfer apparatus for transferring person-related shipments

A method for transferring at least one person-related shipment in which at least one already person-related shipment for collection with a vehicle linked to the person-related shipment is deposited in a transfer device, and in which a vehicle linked to the person-related shipment travels to the transfer device, and in which the authorization of the vehicle linked to the person-related shipment and/or the authorization of a collector authorized to accept the person-related shipment is checked by the transfer device, and in which the person-related shipment, in the event of a successful authorization check by the transfer device, is transferred to the vehicle linked to the person-related shipment, so that the collector can accept the person-related shipment from the vehicle, and/or is transferred into the vehicle linked to the person-related shipment, particularly into the interior, onto a loading area and/or a trunk of the vehicle.. . ... Deutsche Post Ag

01/12/17 / #20170010592

Assistance for the causing of actions

A server obtains a message that an authorization for requesting an action via a first apparatus is allocated, wherein the action can be caused by a separate control unit. The server compiles information that identifies the action and that allows the first apparatus to check the authorization. ... Deutsche Post Ag








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